News archive from 1 June 2012

Judge: Firefighters can still serve on pension boards

Detroit -Firefighters can continue to serve on the city's pension boards while they are on duty.Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Robert Ziolkowski issued an injunction Thursday that will allow firefighters on the pension board to leave their posts to...

 

News Summary: Stocks slide, ending a dismal month

THE MAGIC IS GONE: The month of May has undone nearly three-quarters of the Dow Jones industrial average's first-quarter gains. May also marked the Dow's first losing month since September.PLAINLY, SPAIN: Spain replaced Greece as the European worry of...

Chron, 17:00 in Business
 
Satellite photos said to show Iran nuke clean up

Satellite photos said to show Iran nuke clean up

VIENNA (AP) — New commercial satellite images suggest that Iran has demolished two buildings at a military site where it is suspected of trying to erase evidence of a nuclear arms program, a U.S. nonproliferation think tank said Thursday.The images...

Chron, 17:01 in World News
 
Latest Horndog High teacher arrested

Latest Horndog High teacher arrested

The teacher at the center of Horndog High’s latest sex scandal surrendered to cops Thursday afternoon, officials said. Erin Sayar, an English teacher at Brooklyn’s Madison High School, is expected to face statutory rape charges, law enforcement...

 
Mubarak trial verdict may divide Egypt further

Mubarak trial verdict may divide Egypt further

CAIRO (AP) — Guilty or not, Saturday's verdict in Hosni Mubarak's trial will likely deepen Egypt's polarization. Political tensions are already simmering in a heated runoff for president pitting the ousted leader's last prime minister against an...

Chron, 17:01 in World News
 

Dining Notes Restaurant News by Helen Schwab

Dine Out for Kids participants donate to help Communities In Schools Dine Out for Kids comes around again Tuesday, June 19: Participating restaurants donate a percentage of their sales to Communities In Schools (CIS), a nonprofit that helps at-risk...

 

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. due to begin Vegas jail sentence

LAS VEGAS - Free time is about to run out for Floyd Mayweather Jr., who is due to begin a three-month jail sentence in Las Vegas stemming from a hair-pulling, arm-twisting attack in September 2010 on the mother of three of his children. The unbeaten...

 

Florida may not double-check status of voters

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida officials are now saying they may not be able to double-check whether 182,000 registered voters are U.S. citizens. Secretary of State Kent Detzner sent a letter Thursday requesting access to a federal database that tracks...

 

Rangers will find Angels' red-hot Mike Trout tough to reel in

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The first time Mike Trout played against his idol, he was a raw 19-year-old just a few weeks removed from his Los Angeles Angels debut. He couldn't quite believe he was standing on a major league field talking to Derek Jeter. “It's...

Dallas News, 17:04 in Sport
 

How the major US stock indexes fared on Thursday

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 26.41 points, or 0.2 percent, to 12,393.45. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 2.99 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,310.33. The Nasdaq composite index fell 10.02 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,827.34. For the...

 

Hiking the Grand Canyon rim to rim

The Grand Canyon's beauty beckons like gravity, pulling even the timid to the chasm's edge. But for those committing to the challenge of a cross-canyon hike, there awaits below the rim a reward beyond the spectacular scenery: time travel. Those...

 

Used car prices ease off of highs

LOS ANGELES - Used car prices are starting to fall after rising steadily for much of the year. Easing gas prices in much of the nation and more trade-ins coming back to dealers because new car sales have picked up are behind the decrease. + Return to...

 

Mubarak trial verdict may divide Egypt further

CAIRO-Guilty or not, Saturday's verdict in Hosni Mubarak's trial will likely deepen Egypt's polarization. Political tensions are already simmering in a heated runoff for president pitting the ousted leader's last prime minister against an Islamist...

 

A look at economic developments around the globe

A look at economic developments and activity in major stock markets around the world Thursday: ------ FRANKFURT, Germany -- The setup of the 17-country euro currency union is unsustainable, the head of the European Central Bank has told EU leaders,...

 

Pro-regime Syrian gunmen take on larger role

BEIRUT-The swaggering gunmen operate as hired muscle for the Syrian regime, clutching rifles and daggers as they sweep through towns and villages, sometimes after regular military troops have pulled back. Recruited from the ruling elite's Alawite...

 

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